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Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock - Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,952 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 1,952
Reviews: 1,033
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 11.56%
Wants: 124
Gots: 114 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Eisbock |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2001)
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Joecaddie

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-25-2014 00:19:52 | More by Joecaddie
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iKrystin

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-13-2013 20:28:32 | More by iKrystin
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badbeer

Iowa

4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle number 040372. Beer poured out a burnt caramel color. Smells of yeast and banana, wonderful! Taste is caramelly with a strong presence of banana and various fruits. Mouthfeel is very syrupy and has an alcohol burn in the end, though not enough to take away from the beer. Drinkability is good, though I wouldn't want to have a lot. One is probably enough in a night.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2005 19:09:16 | More by badbeer
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dipso123

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-19-2014 01:40:28 | More by dipso123
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StubFaceJoe

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-20-2013 18:05:13 | More by StubFaceJoe
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MMAJYK

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle #2007/12727

A. Milk chcoclate brown with a few floaties. Head is off white, 1/2" and very soft and fluffy.

S. Bananas and cloves, bubble gum, vanilla, a fruity, estery yeast aroma.

T. Rich chocolate malts, vanilla, oak, some smoked malts and a decent bite from the bittering hop. Candi sugar and cotton candy tastes add to the richness and the finish is super sweet. Alcohol is noticeable but not overpowering by any stretch.

M. Medium to thick, very fluffy in texture. High carbonation.

D. While too sweet, quite enjoyable and refreshing. I will definitely revisit this one again soon.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2008 20:24:25 | More by MMAJYK
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baos

Indiana

4.53/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Drinking as I type

12 oz bottle into pint glass.

A: Dark dark reddish amber. Lots of gunk at the bottom, watch out if thats bothersome to you. Two finger head that virtually disappears. Very little lacing.

S: Phenolic, yes there is a hint of kindergarten art class paste there along with a rum and coke smell and a hint of clove and hard cider.

T: Wow there is a lot of shit going on here. Reminds me a bit of Dogfish Head's Raison D'etre, but I like this much much more. Deep dark caramel rum flavors intermingled with dried fruits and clovey spiciness.
Alcohol is strong and one is left with its warmth.

M: With a beer this high in alcohol I was expecting a light body, but what do I know? This one is medium to full bodied. A superb mouthfeel. The Germans know their Scheiße!!!

D: Very strong but if you likie sippie bier then you drink up. Ubermensch likie sippie this bier.

The story behind this beer is really cool. Read the back of the bottle. Serendipity at its finest, and reinvented to boot!!!11

Serving type: bottle

12-29-2007 04:02:37 | More by baos
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kguard

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-07-2014 12:07:14 | More by kguard
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gpogo

California

4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A- Clear dark brown body with a small off white head.

A- Dark fruit, bananas, caramel, figs.

T- Quite a bit more boozy than the Weizenbock, leaves a bit of an alcohol burn. Superbly sweet. Wheaty clovey weizenbock feel, just stronger.

M- Full bodied and sticks around in my mouth. Moderate carbonation.

D- I was a bit surprised how boozy it was, but it was delicious. I'm not sure I could handle more than one.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 04:35:43 | More by gpogo
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aflies

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-20-2013 04:55:34 | More by aflies
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.7%

11-25-2011 04:16:08 | More by Beefytits4
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SmashPants

Australia

4.61/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle: solid dark brown 330mL bottle with a stylish German-style label. Has me expecting something high quality.

Appearance: very dark amber brown in colour with a limited, fine carbonation just visible. A two-finger head drops quickly to a solid, creamy one-finger with decent retention. Looks good!

Aroma: carries some definite dark wheat aromas - there are the usual bananas and cloves, but with an undercurrent of sweet malts, molasses and dark cherry.

Taste: there are the usual bananas and cloves, but with an undercurrent of sweet malts, molasses and dark cherry. A wonderfully rich and complex beer.

Aftertaste: a touch of sherry accompanies some warming alcohol that fills the mouth nicely.

Mouth feel: rich, velvety and smooth, with a low carbonation. Slides down easy - very nice!

Overall: this is an exceptional German dark wheat ale - smooth in texture with a complexity I haven't seen before in a dark wheat. Top notch!

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2013 10:41:26 | More by SmashPants
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paulys55

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-31-2013 15:39:06 | More by paulys55
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gopens44

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Opaque deeo dark brown with a creme colored frothy, long lasting, gently lacing head.

S - Sweet but a touch of heat coming through in the nose. Otherwise, mostly plum or dark cherries.

T - Similar to the nose, but the taste also contains (in addition to the plum/drk cherry fandango) some great spice notes. I'd say perhaps a smidgen of coriander and/or orange zest, a little anise and some of that circus peanut flavor that I find every now and then. Alcohol taste is not well hidden in the back end. It's like a nail polish remover taste that sorta explains the circus peanut thing.

M - Well carbonated, fairly dry and thin, yet sticky?

O - Great fragrance and immediate taste that seems wel balanced at first until the very end of the drink. For the most part it was great. Just a bit put off on the finish.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2011 23:02:55 | More by gopens44
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brutalist

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12%

08-17-2012 00:56:09 | More by brutalist
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agreenman19

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-12-2012 02:16:23 | More by agreenman19
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

06-01-2013 21:20:11 | More by Dcunicelli
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blitz134

California

4.38/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Transparent caramel/amber color with an off-white two finger head on top which reduced to a thin layer. Smell is loaded with bananas and tangerine with hints of clove. Aroma also has some fruit esters consisting of hints of raisin. The alcohol is almost totally hidden with only a slight nuance of it coming to prominence as the beer warms. Taste is of banana pudding…so mainly banana flavors with bread and vanilla wafer undertones. Also a slight spiciness makes this beer initially sharp on the tongue. Most of the reviews mentioned the alcohol content being prominent, but I just don’t see it. If anything I think it adds to the sweetness of this beer. Mouthfeel is good as well, but not the most notable portion of this one. Too bad I don’t have any more of these. I’ll have to pick up another on the next trip to the store.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2005 04:47:25 | More by blitz134
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hockeypuck

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-19-2014 19:11:32 | More by hockeypuck
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kshankar

District of Columbia

4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a reddish brown with a tan head. Not much retention on it.

Aroma is wheat, yeast, some banana, and spices. Also a hint of dark fruits

Wow. Tastes like wheat, banana, some clove and spice, and there is a sweetness coming from that dark fruit aroma. I can't believe this thing is 12%

Mouthfeel is creamy in a way, has a full body, but it doesn't feel too "heavy".

Well for a beer of this strength, it still remains fairly drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2009 05:59:06 | More by kshankar
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allenson21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-04-2013 03:58:52 | More by allenson21
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YeastEnthusiast

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-26-2013 05:35:46 | More by YeastEnthusiast
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Luiz0930

California

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-31-2013 07:42:26 | More by Luiz0930
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necoadam

Connecticut

3.7/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This may have been a bad bottle. Poured out a brownish-amber color with very little head and lots of yeast in there. Looks like a thick brew, the yeast just stays still everywhere in the glass. Smell consisted of malts, carmael, bubble gum, a little fruity notes also hits the nose. Taste consisted of figs, caramel, malty, spiciness as well, with a touch of sweetness that shows up at the end. Blended well together. Mouthfeel was nothing to worry about as well, full bodied beer and also creamy. May have been a little outdated, but the taste held up nicely.

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2004 17:16:51 | More by necoadam
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bmoney

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.9%

12-16-2011 16:35:19 | More by bmoney
Schneider Aventinus Weizen-Eisbock from Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH
94 out of 100 based on 1,952 ratings.